Gardening generally is a challenging and rewarding activity. In addition to being a source of food, gardening provides the opportunity for socializing, physical activity, even quiet introspection. Raised bed gardening has all those benefits and is a practical and fun way to overcome the limitations of traditional in-ground gardening. With A Complete Approach to Raised Bed Gardening, beginning gardeners learn about location, site prep, materials, soil, planting, irrigation, and avoiding freeze damage. The handy section on managing pests—insects, diseases, and weeds--includes descriptions, images, and strategies for mitigation. Get growing today! ©2022.